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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2016 TO 8/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             114   08/03/2011
 LOW               46   06/03/1969
HIGHEST           105   07/22        MM      MM      102  08/07
LOWEST             65   06/06        MM      MM       61  08/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.9              91.3     1.6     92.5
AVG. MINIMUM     75.2              71.7     3.5     72.6
MEAN             84.1              81.5     2.6     82.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     71              57.2    13.8       74
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          16.76              9.51    7.25     8.08
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.10    0.08     0.09
DAYS >= .01        32              23.3     8.7       20
DAYS >= .10        26              15.4    10.6       10
DAYS >= .50         9               6.7     2.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.5     0.5        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.29   07/14 TO 07/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL    1779              1520     259     1640
 SINCE 1/1       2053              1801     252     1970

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          03/19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/300    DATE  07/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/280    DATE  07/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           28
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             45
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               16     RAIN                      15
LIGHT RAIN               37     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      31     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

...DATA FOR LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD FOR SUMMER OF 2016...

.SEASONAL TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010. THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010...AND THE 2ND WARMEST ON RECORD.
THE AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2011...AND THE 6TH
WARMEST ON RECORD.

.SEASONAL RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST SUMMER SINCE 2009...AND THE 9TH WETTEST SUMMER ON RECORD.
RAINFALL WAS BELOW AVERAGE IN JUNE...BUT WELL ABOVE AVERAGE IN JULY AND AUGUST.

.MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION...
THERE WERE FIVE DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...WHICH WAS THE
MOST SINCE 2012. THERE WERE 32 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL...WHICH WAS THE
MOST SINCE 2004.

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